Overwatch Alternatives

    Overwatch is described as 'team-based shooter where heroes do battle in a world of conflict' and is a First Person Shooter in the Games category. There are more than 25 games similar to Overwatch for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Steam and BSD. The best alternative is Paladins, which is free. Other Overwatch like games are Team Fortress 2 (Freemium), Xonotic (Free, Open Source), Unreal Tournament (Free, Open Source) and Quake (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 21, 2021

    1. Paladins is a fantasy FPS by Hi-Rez Studios, developer of Smite, Tribes Ascend and Global Agenda. It is currently available for PC. As of 2/6/2016 it is in closed beta. When released it will contain small micro-transactions.
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      Paladins vs Overwatch opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Paladins is a great alternative to Overwatch.
      More Overwatch-like when compared to Team Fortress II. Paladins is a team focused fantasy based online MOBA, with great graphics and awesome character mechanics!
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      Similar concept + attribute changing cards.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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      ToeOficial Paladins has a card system that makes the game more dynamic and fun.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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      this free and likes overwatch
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    2. Team Fortress 2 (TF2) is the sequel to the game that put class-based, multiplayer team warfare on the map. One of the most popular online action games of all time, TF2 delivers constant free updates including new game modes, maps, equipment and, most importantly, hats.
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      Team Fortress 2 vs Overwatch opinions
      Most users think Team Fortress 2 is a great alternative to Overwatch.
      If only Valve cared about this game it would be the most watched and hype E-sport
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      Also class based with a lot of the same mechanics (e.g grappling hook, sticky bombs etc.)
      Positive comment almost 6 years ago

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      Because there is Paladins...
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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    3. Xonotic is a free (GPL), fast-paced first-person shooter that works on Windows, OS X and Linux. The project is geared towards providing addictive arena shooter gameplay which is all spawned and driven by the community itself. Xonotic is a direct successor of...
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      Xonotic vs Overwatch opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      lukasfriedrich Truely free and open source
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    4. Unreal is a series of first-person shooter video games developed by Epic Games. Represent entire series of Unreal Tournament games.
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      Most users think Unreal Tournament is a great alternative to Overwatch.
    5. Quake (Series)

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      Quake is a series of first-person shooter video games released by id Software. In the game, players must find their way out of various maze-like, medieval environments while battling a variety of monsters using a wide array of guns. The successor to id’s... Represent entire series of Quake games.
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    6. Cube 2: Sauerbraten is a free multiplayer/singleplayer first person shooter, built as a major redesign of the Cube FPS.
    7. Red Eclipse is a fun-filled new take on the first person arena shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2, which lends itself toward a balanced gameplay, with a general theme of agility in a variety of environments.
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      Warsow is a completely free fast-paced first-person shooter (FPS) for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, set in a futuristic cartoonish world where rocketlauncher-wielding pigs and lasergun-carrying cyberpunks roam the streets.
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    8. Urban Terror started as a realism based "total conversion" mod for Quake III Arena.
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    9. OpenArena is a community-produced deathmatch FPS based on GPL idTech3 technology. There are many game types supported including Free For All, Capture The Flag, Domination, Overload, Harvester, and more. There are 17 unique player models to choose from and 12 weapons.

      Discontinued

      Development is not stopped but last version, 0.8.8, was released in February 2012.

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